Prospective assessment of patient reported urinary continence after radical prostatectomy.

@article{Wei2000ProspectiveAO,
  title={Prospective assessment of patient reported urinary continence after radical prostatectomy.},
  author={John T. Wei and Rodney L. Dunn and Robert Marcovich and James E. Montie and Martin George Sanda},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={164 3 Pt 1},
  pages={744-8}
}
PURPOSE Reported urinary continence rates after radical prostatectomy vary. Although modifications of radical prostatectomy meant to improve outcome, such as nerve sparing or bladder neck preservation, are in widespread use, to our knowledge evidence to support these practices based on patient report is scant. We evaluated the potential effects of nerve sparing and bladder neck preservation on urinary continence after radical prostatectomy, and assessed the impact of various urinary continence… CONTINUE READING

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